Siesta Key

Welcome to Siesta Key

Beach town energy with a luxurious twist
Siesta Key is a small island located in southwest Florida. It is known for its luxury resorts, beautiful beaches, fine dining, and lively nightlife. The island is home to several musical artists and professionals and attracts vacationers from all over the world. 
It has been said that Siesta Key’s beaches have the finest, whitest quartz sand and the most beautiful turquoise waters. The location is perfect for romantic getaways, family fun, and outdoor activities. 

What to Love

  • Caspersen Park Beach
  • Vibrant, bustling vibe
  • Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premier professional theatre
  • Free trolley 
  • Walkable beach community

Local Lifestyle

Siesta Key is known for its resort-style homes, from bungalows to beachfront condominiums. The suburban residential area has single-family homes, condominiums, retail shops, coffee shops, bars, and art galleries. Whether you're looking for a vacation home or a permanent residence, there's something for everyone in Siesta Key. This community is a great place to live or invest in a rental property.
Siesta Key Village is a walkable area where most shopping and dining are located. There are about 100 restaurants and stores, and it is only a few blocks from homes and vacation rentals.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

From fine dining to great shopping, you'll find everything you need in Siesta Key. After a day on the sunny white sand beaches, indulge in some tasty fare. Siesta Key Summer House is an elegant steakhouse serving steaks and seafood. Siesta Key Oyster Bar has a laid-back feel and serves seafood and other bar food under a covered patio with live music. The Cottage is a tropical seafood restaurant that serves American and Japanese-influenced cuisine. 
The Old Salty Dog is a unique British pub where your dog is welcome to join the fun. Voted the best beachfront restaurant in Sarasota, Ophelia's on the Bay is an elegant, white tablecloth seafood restaurant. For an after-dinner treat, visit Mojo Risin' Coffee Co. for the best coffee in Siesta Key or a delicious smoothie. 

Things to Do 

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival is a four-day favorite event among sand sculptors. There are also live bands and sand sculpting lessons at the event for those who attend the competition. Fitness enthusiasts will love Yoga on Siesta Beach. Classes are held regularly. The Myakka River State Park is 58 square miles of wetlands, pinelands, hammocks, and prairies that are perfect for kayaking. 
The Siesta Key Drum Circle is a special event every Sunday evening. An hour before sunset, drummers form a circle and play on the beach. Dancers and spectators show up to enjoy the rhythms. Siesta Beach is excellent for all things outdoors, from boating to watersports, fishing, and spending time with your family.


Siesta Key is considered one of the best places to live in the country, and the educational system lives up to its reputation. There are several high-performing schools in the area:



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Overview for Siesta Key, FL

5,416 people live in Siesta Key, where the median age is 67.1 and the average individual income is $103,965. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Siesta Key, FL

Siesta Key has 2,948 households, with an average household size of 1.84. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Siesta Key do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,416 people call Siesta Key home. The population density is 2,310.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Siesta Key, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Siesta Key. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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The Out-Of-Door Academy
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Out Of Door Academy
PreK - 12th
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